YKTA is seeking applicants for a Group Leader (Supervisor), Chassis Weld Ecoat at their facility in Huntsville, Alabama. YKTA is a joint venture of three successful automotive supplier companies- Y-Tec, Keylex, and Toyotetsu. YKTA products provide structural safety for the vehicle and important functional parts that must operate as designed. YKTA is an on-site partner and tier one supplier for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, USA. 






  • Coordinate activities of Team Members to ensure smooth and efficient manufacturing operations while promoting a team environment and improving all methods.
  • Review production schedules to ensure the manufacturing of product(s) is completed and scheduled delivery dates are met.
  • Plan and review production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products. Resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent delays.
  • Report machine or personnel issues to their next direct member of leadership or management.
  • Utilize the appropriate personnel based on skill sets.
  • Evaluate, develop, and ensure appropriate training processes are completed when employees move to different jobs. 
  • Ensure quality requirements and procedures for the area are understood and met. 
  • Aid team members in solving problems/ concerns that affect their performance. 
  • Evaluate the issue and consult Manager and/ or Human Resources as needed to determine the most effective resolution. 
  • Develop & coordinate cost reduction activities to achieve yearly targets. 
  • Monitor and adjust to meet expectations for quality, productivity, housekeeping, and safety.
  • Regular attendance is required. 
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and overtime as required.
  • Must be flexible to work in all areas and in your department regardless of duties listed above in order to accomplish YKTA Goals and objectives.
  • Please Note: Work is conducted in an industrial office/ plant setting. Frequent movement throughout an industrial plant environment being exposed to high noise levels and equipment normally used in stamping / welding/ Ecoat environments.


  • Five years of production experience with a minimum of three (3) plus years in a supervisory position. 
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a Team Leader/ Supervisor related to automotive Welding or E-coat.
  • Personal computer and software skills with Microsoft office experience, Plex experience is a plus.
  • Ability to read and follow instructions. 


YKTA provides a comprehensive and affordable benefits package for our team members. 



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